Here’s a breakdown of the employment and financial impact of the Creative Industries in Hawaii, and why this sector of the economy is so important to our community. Hawaii Arts Impact

Here’s the most recent report from the Brookings Institute of the impacts of Covid-19 on the US creative economy. The number are startling, and as a community, we have to support each other now more than ever. Brookingsmetro_Covid19-and-creative-economy_Finale

Follow the link to register for some very interesting discussions about space, the future of space exploration and the science behind making it happen. Registration is free to the public. Guest speakers, their bios and accomplishments are all noted on the WiSE website (below).

Deadlines are soon approaching! Follow the links below and apply!   CBS Writers Mentoring Program FELLOWSHIP – Apply by May 31st   Warner Bros. TeIevision Writers’ Workshop FELLOWSHIP – Apply by May 31st   Walt Disney TeIevision Writing Program FELLOWSHIP – Apply by June 5th   Seeking Contained Features With Limited Cast Size PAID: ...
Read More Fellowships and Paid Gigs with Warner Bros, CBS and More

Please click the link and participate in the survey. The information collected is intended to benefit the ecosystem that we work in. Impact Survey – Email PDF Version (ENLARGED Click Here Hyperlink) V2

Hawaii Green Growth sent out a survey to gather input from statewide network partners on near-term to medium-to-long-term COVID-19 sustainable recovery strategies. This survey will be used to compile recommendations, including a list of potential projects, to help inform the network’s action and various Hawai‘i economic recovery and policy discussions.

The State of Hawaii’s Unemployment Insurance system has been revamped to include the acceptance and processing of bonafide self-employed, 1099 and project/gig economy claims for employees who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. These claims are covered by the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, covered under the CARES Act. –To learn more about the ...
Read More Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program to include self-employed, 1099 and gig/project economy unemployment claims!

Our Most Recent Information for Where to Seek Assistance, and How to Apply: The Link to the SBA Paycheck Protection Plan Loan Guaranty: Deadline 9/30/2020 This program is for small businesses, independent contractors and self-employed. Here is the application: Here is the checklist: PPP_Required Info-Documents_DBEDT_Final_v3 Valuable Links for Relief Fund Access:

Artist Relief fund to distribute $10 million in emergency aid directly to artists

Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Suze Orman Explains How To Rescue Your Finances, Keep Your Health Insurance & Manage Debt With Zero Income